Police hunt for suspected groper at Jax Hts subway station

Police want to question this man for grabbing a young woman’s behind at the Broadway-Roosevelt Ave. subway station in Jackson Heights.
By Bill Parry

The NYPD wants to question a man for allegedly touching a 17-year-old woman’s buttocks at the Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue subway station in Jackson Heights June 9. The victim was exiting the F train staircase when the suspect groped her around 8 a.m., police said. The suspect fled the station in an unknown direction.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic or Asian man between 30 to 40 years of age, 5-foot-4 and 155 pounds. He has a tan complexion, black hair and was last seen wearing a blue shirt, carrying a black bag.

Anyone with information is asked to call the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS.

Reach reporter Bill Parry by e-mail at bparry@cnglocal.com or by phone at (718) 260–4538.

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